Samsung launches Galaxy A7, A5 smartphones 'glass and metal' versions

Samsung launches Galaxy A7, A5 smartphones 'glass and metal' versions

The new versions of the dual-SIM A-7 and A-5 phones have been launched with slight improvements in certain features than the previous versions.

Samsung Electronics posts 40% fall in Q4 net profit, warns of difficult 2016

Samsung Electronics posts 40% fall in Q4 net profit, warns of difficult 2016

The world`s top handset maker continued to be squeezed at both ends of the lucrative smartphone market with high-end competition from arch-rival Apple matched by cheaper players like China`s Huawei and Xiaomi.

Samsung posts 5.1 billion profit in Q4 2015

Samsung posts 5.1 billion profit in Q4 2015

For the whole year of 2015, operating profit increased 5.35 percent from the previous year to 26.37 trillion won.

Samsung Electronics to expand mobile payments to new countries, smartwatches

Samsung Electronics to expand mobile payments to new countries, smartwatches

South Korean technology giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Wednesday it will launch its mobile payments service in three additional countries, as well as introducing the system on its Gear S2 smartwatches.

Samsung to produce 5 million Galaxy S7 smartphones initially

Samsung to produce 5 million Galaxy S7 smartphones initially

Samsung plans to initially make 3.3 million of the flat-screen devices.

LG executive acquitted of sabotaging Samsung washing machines

LG executive acquitted of sabotaging Samsung washing machines

A South Korean court on Friday acquitted a senior LG Electronics executive on charges of sabotaging rival Samsung washing machines at a trade fair in Germany last year.

 

Samsung shares rise on foray into self-driving car parts

Samsung shares rise on foray into self-driving car parts

Share prices of Samsung Electronics and some of its key affiliates rose Thursday after the company unveiled a plan to develop components for self-driving cars, entering a market eyed by rivals including Apple.

Samsung names new smartphone head as heir apparent makes mark

Samsung names new smartphone head as heir apparent makes mark

Samsung Group said 54-year-old Dongjin Koh will take over as president of the mobile communications

Samsung Electronics mobile chief cedes day-to-day management role

The shift comes as the world`s top smartphone maker struggles to reverse declining market share and profits.

Samsung Galaxy S7 to fix the missing link in Galaxy S6?

Samsung Galaxy S7 to fix the missing link in Galaxy S6?

Samsung Galaxy S6 was considered the most impressive smartphone to have come out from the South Korean electronics giant but fans felt something was missing from it – a microSD card slot for memory expansion.

Samsung eyes bigger share of India's mid-priced smartphone market

Samsung claims to have grown its market share in the mid segment (Rs 10,000 - Rs 20,000 smartphones) to 49 percent in September from 43 percent in the same month last year.

Samsung India likely to cut about 1,000 jobs by March

With an aim to right-size the company while improving efficiency and productivity, Samsung Electronics is likely to cut as many as 750-1000 of it staffs in India by March 2016.

Samsung launches Galaxy Note5 in India at Rs 53,900

Samsung launches Galaxy Note5 in India at Rs 53,900

The Galaxy Note5 is available in the Indian market at a price of Rs 53,900 for the 32GB variant and Rs 59,900 for the 64GB variant," Samsung India Vice President (Marketing, IT and Mobile) Asim Warsi said in a statement here.

Enter Samsung Pay? Smartphone giant seeks mobile payments spark

The world`s top smartphone maker is trying to push into mobile payments, a sector seen by researcher IDC as being worth $1 trillion in 2017, as part of a drive to stem market share losses to Apple Inc , Huawei Technologies Co and Xiaomi Inc . 

Samsung Mobiles most trusted brand, LG second

Samsung Mobiles most trusted brand, LG second

Samsung Mobiles has been ranked as the country's most trusted brand, followed by LG and Sony, in a countrywide poll among consumers conducted by a market research agency.

Samsung unveils Galaxy Note 5 for Rs 53,900

Bouyed by a "healthy double digit growth" in premium smartphone sales, handset maker Samsung today launched its 'Note 5' in the country priced at Rs 53,990.

Google, Samsung to get monthly security updates for Android phones

With Android becoming one of the biggest target for hackers, Google and Samsung will soon be releasing monthly security updates for their Android phones.

Samsung claims 40% share in smartphone market in June

Electronics giant Samsung Tuesday said its market share in the Indian smartphone segment has crossed 40 percent in June.

Samsung Electronics posts 8% fall in Q2 net profit

Samsung Electronics posts 8% fall in Q2 net profit

South Korean giant Samsung Electronics posted an 8.0 percent fall in second quarter net profit on Thursday and promised "flexible" pricing of its new flagship smartphone after less than stellar sales contributed to a slump in its mobile unit's earnings.

Samsung can halt Smartflash patent infringement trial: US appeals court

Samsung can halt Smartflash patent infringement trial: US appeals court

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, which faced a trial on patent infringement in a lawsuit brought by patent holder Smartflash LLC, can halt the proceedings while the Smartflash patents are scrutinized for their validity by the US Patent and Trademark Office, a US appeals court ruled on Thursday.